SpotSee, a global leader in supply chain temperature indicators used to monitor test specimens in the SARS and H1N1 virus outbreaks, is providing hands-off forehead thermometers for essential businesses and companies to help ensure workplace safety.
Ripclear, makers of advanced protective film for outdoor sports eyewear, has created V2 Shield, designed to protect frontline workers battling the COVID-19 outbreak including EMS workers, nurses, police and others.
In 2019 there was a strong, quite single-minded push against plastics in general from several places in activism and the media. Now, these plastics are both protecting the dedicated men and women on the front line of the pandemic and protecting the very patients whose lives they are trying to save.
After compressing what would typically be a six- to eight-month product development process into three weeks, Novolex is ramping up its capabilities to produce up to 25,000 face shields and 100,000 medical isolation gowns per week.
As Americans isolate in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, there has been a definitive surge in the demand for food delivery. Apps like Uber Eats and Grubhub have seen a significant uptake in orders placed and have become a lifeline for struggling restaurants.
Skymark, a leading independent manufacturer of flexible film packaging solutions supplying the hygiene, medical and food sectors, has developed protective aprons containing antimicrobial technology in response to the national call for help with the shortage of personal protection equipment.
As the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) grows to slow the spread of the coronavirus, the amount of litter and trash has increased. SWANA urges Americans to dispose of these materials properly and recycle right during this pandemic.
Respondents show concern over economy, employee safety during pandemic.
April 9, 2020
Food and beverage manufacturing professional address industry concern related to the pandemic and the impact on business and the economy; the impact of the pandemic on industries targeted for this research; measures being taken to keep employees, customers and others healthy/safe; and more.
This issue of Packaging Strategies highlights alcohol consumption trends during coronavirus including social media engagement; how to get the best pricing for your business and your customers; when and how to automate your packaging line; a jerky snack brand redesign; the importance of flexible packaging; and the tipping point in eCommerce.